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text 2020-06-02 22:54
Snakes and Ladders - Update 6

Well, I'm halfway there.

 

 

(Moonlight Reader's rule post)

 

Squares:

1. Author is a woman: Poulets grillés par Sophie Hénaff (2 dice: 2+6 = 8)

 

9. Author's last name begins with the letters H, I, J, or K: Blood Price by Tanya Huff (4+4 = 8)

 

17. Genre: horror: Salvage: a Ghost Story by Duncan Ralston (2 dice: 3+6 = 9)

 

26. Part of a series that is more than 5 books long: An Excellent Mystery by Ellis Peters [Cadfael #11] (6+5 = 11)

 

37. Has won an award: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins (1 die: 4)

 

41. Characters involved in politics: The Division Bell Mystery by Ellen Wilkinson

50. Has a domestic animal on the cover

 

That should be doable...

 Brat Farrar - Josephine Tey  

 

Wait is that domestic as in domesticated or domestic as in a pet?

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text 2020-06-02 00:47
Snakes and Ladders - Post 9

I am finished! On to BL-opoly!

 

 

Spaces with numbers on them = a space I've already visited and read a book for.

Space with the stack of books on them = the space I'm currently on as of my most recent move.

 

Spaces:

 

1. Author is a woman [Game start] Hidden on the Fens by Joy Ellis

3. Set in the twentieth century [Roll 1 - 4/4/20] Death in Disguise by Caroline Graham

51. Has a wild animal on the cover [Ladder sp3 - 4/10/20] - Final Girls by Riley Sager

57. Was published more than 50 years ago [Roll 2 - 4/14/20] - The Pale Horse by Agatha Christie

65. Snake [Roll 3 - 4/15/20] - go back to 52 

52. Has a tree or flower on the cover [Snake sp65 - 4/15/20] - Desperate and Deceptive by Jayne Castle

62. Cover is more than 50% green [Roll 4 - 4/17/20] - Innocent in Death by J.D. Robb

68. Something related to weddings on the cover [Roll 5 - 4/28/20] - The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie 

98. Title starts with any of the letters in LADDERS [Ladder sp68 - 5/7/20] - Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben

100. Let BL pick it for you: post 4 choices and read the one that gets the most votes! [5/10/20] -  Murder at Half Moon Gate by Andrea Penrose

 

1. Author is a woman

2. Genre: mystery

3. Set in the twentieth century

4. Published in 2019

5. Published in 2018

6. Title has a color word in it

7. Author's last name begins with the letters A, B, C, or D.

8. Author's last name begins with the letters E, F, G, or H.

9. Author's last name begins with the letters H, I, J, or K

10. Author's last name begins with the letters L, M, N or O

11. Author's last name begins with the letters P, Q, R, or S

12. Author's last name begins with the letters T, U, V, W, X, Y, or Z

13. Author is a man

14. Author is dead

15. Genre: romance

16. Genre: fantasy

17. Genre: horror

18. Set in a school

19. Set in the UK

20. Set in a country that is not your country of residence

21. Set in Europe

22. Set in Asia

23. Set in Australia/Oceania

24. Set in Africa

25. Snake - go back to 5

26. Part of a series that is more than 5 books long

27. Set during WWI or WWII

28. Written between 1900 and 1999

29. Someone travels by plane

30. Someone travels by train

31. Road trip

32. Genre: thriller

33. Set in North America

34. Snake - go back to 1

35. Has been adapted as a movie

36. Set in Central or South America

37. Has won an award

38. Newest release by a favorite author

39. A reread

40. Characters involved in the entertainment industry

41. Characters involved in politics

42. Characters involved in sports/sports industry

43. Characters involved in the law

44. Characters involved in cooking/baking

43. Characters involved in medicine

44. Characters involved in science/technology

45. A book that has been on your tbr for more than one year

46. A book that has been on your tbr for more than two years

47. Snake - go back to 19

48. A book you acquired in February, 2019.

49. Recommended by a friend

50. Has a domestic animal on the cover

51. Has a wild animal on the cover

52. Has a tree or flower on the cover

53. Has something that can be used as a weapon on the cover

54. Is more than 400 pages long

55. Is more than 500 pages long

56. Was published more than 100 years ago

57. Was published more than 50 years ago

58. Was published more than 25 years ago

59. Was published more than 10 years ago

60. Was published last year

61. Cover is more than 50% red

62. Cover is more than 50% green

63. Cover is more than 50% blue

64. Cover is more than 50% yellow

65. Snake - go back to 52

66. Part of a series that is more than 10 books long

67. Set in a city with a population of greater than 5 million people (link)

68. Something related to weddings on the cover

69. Something related to travel on the cover

70. Something related to fall/autumn on the cover

71. Involves the beach/ocean/lake 

72. Involves the mountains/forests 

73. Categorized as YA

74. Categorized as Middle Grade

75. Set in a fantasy world

76. Set in a world with magic

77. Has a "food" word in the title

78. Set in a small town (fictional or real)

79. Main character is a woman

80. Main character is a man

81. Ghost story

82. Genre: urban fantasy

83. Genre: cozy mystery

84. Genre: police procedural

85. Written by an author who has published more than 10 books

86. Author's debut book

87. Snake - go back to 57

88. Comic/graphic novel

89. Published between 2000 and 2017

90. A new-to-you author

91. Snake - go back to 61

92. Reread of a childhood favorite

93. Author's first/last initial same as yours (real or BL handle)

94. Non-fiction

95. Memoir

96. From your favorite genre

97. Title starts with any of the letters in SNAKE

98. Title starts with any of the letters in LADDERS

99. Snake - go back to 69

100. Let BL pick it for you: post 4 choices and read the one that gets the most votes!

 

 

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text 2020-06-01 19:30
Snakes and Ladders Final Read
More Better Deals - Joe R. Lansdale

 

Lansdale it is! Thanks to those who voted!  

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text 2020-05-29 20:33
Snakes and Ladders - Update 5

 

(Moonlight Reader's rule post)

 

Squares:

1. Author is a woman: Poulets grillés par Sophie Hénaff (2 dice: 2+6 = 8)

 

9. Author's last name begins with the letters H, I, J, or K: Blood Price by Tanya Huff (4+4 = 8)

 

17. Genre: horror: Salvage: a Ghost Story by Duncan Ralston (2 dice: 3+6 = 9)

 

26. Part of a series that is more than 5 books long: An Excellent Mystery by Ellis Peters [Cadfael #11] (6+5 = 11)

 

37. Has won an award: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

41. Characters involved in politics

 

This one may be tricky...suggestions?

 

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text 2020-05-27 22:30
Snakes & Ladders-Post the Eigth!
Survivor Song - Paul Tremblay

I see that others are playing both games and thought to myself, why not!

 

I left off on 62. Cover is more than 50% green

And I finished this yesterday:

 

The Taint and Other Novellas - Brian Lumley,Joshua Saxon 

 

You rolled 2 dice:

4 2

Timestamp: 2020-05-27 15:31:27 UTC

which brings me to: A LADDER!!!! WOOT!!!

 


98. Title starts with any of the letters in LADDERS

 

The read that I'm starting Booklikesopoly with also works for this:

SURVIVOR SONG by Paul Tremblay

Survivor Song - Paul Tremblay 

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